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Newspapers matter now more than ever

Posted on 09 October 2019 by staff | Comments (0)

Monday marked the start of the 79th annual National Newspaper Week, an opportunity to recognize the critical role that newspapers…Continue Reading

Vital Signs guides foundation’s funding decisions

Posted on 09 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta released its seventh annual Vital Signs report on Thursday. Vital Signs is…Continue Reading


Speaker: People can lead fulfilled lives with dementia

Posted on 09 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Patience, understanding, respect and kindness are keys when dealing with people who have dementia. Monica Zadnik of the Alzheimer Society…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod has electric vehicle charging station

Posted on 09 October 2019 by staff | Comments (1)

The Peaks to Prairies Project accelerated the deployment of its electric vehicle charging network Oct. 7 with the electrification of charging stations in Cardston and Fort Macleod. These stations, owned and operated by ATCO, are key infrastructure for making electric vehicle travel along Highway 3 and south on Highway 2 easier. The two-year, $2.2 million…Continue Reading

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Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Contributor | Comments (0)

The Small Glories, a powerhouse duo known for their stirring harmonies, high-energy shows and finely crafted roots tunes, are performing…Continue Reading

MPC approves cannabis retail store for Fort Macleod

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod’s first retail cannabis business will set up shop in the provincial historic area. The municipal planning commission last…Continue Reading


Nominations pour in for Fort Macleod Chamber awards

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce last month put out a call for nominations for its annual awards program. Boy, did…Continue Reading

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United Church says farewell to retiring minister

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Tr The United Churches in Fort Macleod and Granum said farewell Wednesday to their popular minister. Rev. Eras Van Zyl is retiring from his ministry and returning to his native South Africa. “We thank God for bringing you into our lives,” said Cecilie Fleming, who is chair of the Fort Macleod and Granum pastoral charge.…Continue Reading

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Livingstone Range School Board elects new chair, vice-chair

Posted on 25 September 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

Two Fort Macleod trustees have the top jobs on Livingstone Range School Board. Trustees elected Lori Hodges as chair Sept. 11 during the school board meeting at the G.R. Davis Administration Building in Fort Macleod. “I will try and do my very best for all of you,” Hodges told trustees following the election. “We all…Continue Reading

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Coed Slowpitch League tournament held its playoff tournament Aug. 23-24


With the federal election on Monday, Oct. 21, we’re wondering which party you’re supporting in the Foothills riding.